By Allan Fotheringham
As one in all Canada’s pre-eminent newspaper and journal reporters, Allan Fotheringham has met everyone from Bobby Kennedy and Pierre Trudeau to The Beatles and Nelson Mandela.
Born in Hearne, Saskatchewan, in 1932, Allan Fotheringham has had a wonderful profession. Dubbed "Dr. Foth," Fotheringhamgraduated from the college of British Columbia andhas labored for various information companies, together with the Vancouver Sun, Southam information, The monetary Post, solar Media, the Globe and Mail, and so much significantly as a long-time columnist for Maclean’s.
His occupation hastaken him to many locations on nearly each continent as a correspondent and allowed him to fulfill many well known personalities, from Robert F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan,and Brian Mulroney toThe Beatles, Pierre Trudeau, and Nelson Mandela.Forten years he used to be apanellist at the well known CBC-TV convey Front web page Challenge, and he’s gained many awards, includingthe nationwide journal Award for Humour, a countrywide Newspaper Award for Column Writing, and the Bruce Hutchinson existence fulfillment Award.
Time as soon as defined Allan Fotheringham as "Canada’s so much regularly debatable newspaper columnist … a tangier critic of complacency has infrequently seemed in a Canadian newspaper."
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